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Florida was a disputed possession of England, France, and Spain in turn until it finally became a possession of the United States in 1821. A board of land commissioners for West Florida was established in 1822 and for East Florida in 1823 to process claims to lands previously granted by other nations. These documents, as well as land ancestries and homestead records, are at the Florida State Archives.
 
Florida was a disputed possession of England, France, and Spain in turn until it finally became a possession of the United States in 1821. A board of land commissioners for West Florida was established in 1822 and for East Florida in 1823 to process claims to lands previously granted by other nations. These documents, as well as land ancestries and homestead records, are at the Florida State Archives.
  
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* The [http://www.floridamemory.com/Collections/ Florida Memory Project]has online Spanish Land Grants, Florida Confederate Pension Application Files and World War I Service Cards.
 
* The [http://www.floridamemory.com/Collections/ Florida Memory Project]has online Spanish Land Grants, Florida Confederate Pension Application Files and World War I Service Cards.
 
* The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains tombstone inscriptions from Florida cemeteries.
 
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Florida was a disputed possession of England, France, and Spain in turn until it finally became a possession of the United States in 1821. A board of land commissioners for West Florida was established in 1822 and for East Florida in 1823 to process claims to lands previously granted by other nations. These documents, as well as land ancestries and homestead records, are at the Florida State Archives.

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